Women's football in Trindad and Tobago took an eventful turn in the last eight weeks. Fans of the women's game were able for the first time to witness the first women's league where paid professionals would take to the field when the Women's Premier League (WPL) kicked off on 18th June at the St James Barracks.
T&T Women's Football League
The Women’s League Football (WoLF) competition is in its final stages, as the Big Eight competition kicked off on Sunday, with Real Dimension and Tobago FC advancing to the semi-final stage of the competition.
Claudia Saucedo was the heroine as she netted with eight minutes left on the clock to earn 94.1FM Boom Champions Fuego a hard fought 2–2 draw with CNGC Rush and with it, the title on goal-difference from Chancellor Angels when the inaugural six-team Women’s Premier League climaxed on Thursday night.
Love of the game
The recently concluded Women's Premier League (WPL) was lauded for being the type of innovative idea that the local women's game so desperately needed. In many circles, including athletes and coaches, there was agreement that the WPL was a step in the right direction for women's football to develop in the country.
The inaugural season of the six-team Women’s Premier League, the brain-child of Minister of Sport and former national footballer, Brent Sancho, will come to a fitting climax today at the St James Police Barracks Training Ground, Western Main Road, St James, with three clubs still in the hunt for the coveted title.
The final contingent of foreign contracted female footballers for this year’s inaugural and highly successful Women’s Premier League departed the twin-island republic yesterday en route to their respective home countries in South America.
The Chancellor Angels moved a step closer to clinching the inaugural Women’s Premier League title Tuesday night as they toiled to a hard-fought 2-1 win over CNGC Rush at the Orange Grove Savannah.
Sport Minister says ‘women’s football won’
The curtain came down on the inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL) last Thursday at the St James Barracks. The fiery closing act from the Boom Champions Fuego concluded a month of extremely competitive women's football across the country.
The inaugural Women’s Professional League (WPL), the brainchild of Sport Minister Brent Sancho, looks set for a farcical finish this week with understaffed teams and crammed fixtures, as organisers try to wrap up the competition by Thursday July 30.